GIZ Pledges 13m to Health Capacity Building

Feb 23 , 2019

German Development Cooperation (GIZ) has launched a three-year project designed to enhance the capacity of Ethiopian health professionals and biomedical technicians. The project, which has a budget of 13 million euros, will be carried out at Neqepmt Hospital in Oromia Regional State. GIZ will work with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Sciences & Higher Education on how to use medical equipment effectively and build capacity through technical training until 2021. GIZ works in the areas of agriculture, health, education, biodiversity and food safety in Ethiopia.



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